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Old 02-12-2020, 08:39 PM   #1
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Default 2019 VS30 Factory Alarm Sounding

The alarm is sounding for no obvious reason as it just sits in my driveway untouched and with no 7.0 on the Richter Scale California quake or trucks driving by - like I said, no obvious reason.

Dealer could not diagnose anything wrong.

Anyone else have this issue/fix?

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Old 02-13-2020, 03:51 AM   #2
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Default Re: 2019 VS30 Factory Alarm Sounding

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The alarm is sounding for no obvious reason as it just sits in my driveway untouched and with no 7.0 on the Richter Scale California quake or trucks driving by - like I said, no obvious reason.

Dealer could not diagnose anything wrong.

Anyone else have this issue/fix?

Thanks!
that system has a motion sensor. Not sure if it is adjustable or not
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Old 02-13-2020, 02:23 PM   #3
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Default Re: 2019 VS30 Factory Alarm Sounding

If you have the motion sensors, start by turning those off. It doesn't take much to set it off. I tun them off regularly because I leave the dog in the car.
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Old 02-13-2020, 10:30 PM   #4
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Default Re: 2019 VS30 Factory Alarm Sounding

OK, thanks dling13 and Sano.

Dealer has searched the computer history for onboard malfunctions and shows no malfunction only that the alarm activated at two different days/times with no activity like wind or vibration that could trigger it.

Maybe a stupid question, but are these exterior or interior motion sensors you reference? And if they're turned off, is my expensive factory alarm system also turned off?

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Old 02-14-2020, 08:04 AM   #5
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Default Re: 2019 VS30 Factory Alarm Sounding

Interior motion sensors. Alarm is still armed just not the motion portion of it. Its just kind of a pain remembering to turn it off every time you run the vehicle as there isn't a setting I know of to disable it or hold your settings.
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Old 02-14-2020, 09:38 PM   #6
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Itís the most sensitive motion sensor on the planet. A piece of dust or a change in 30 degree temperature in Denver will set it off. I regularly turn it off. My towing one goes off when someone passes my van on a city street sometimes. My dealer said not adjustability.....I will say after my build was donít it got better.


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Old 02-14-2020, 09:38 PM   #7
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Anyone tried black tape or anything over a sensor?


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Old 02-19-2020, 11:53 AM   #8
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Could somebody show me where the sensor is? I can not find it in the manual. Thanks.
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Old 02-21-2020, 06:28 PM   #9
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Mine is too sensitive as well. I taped over my sensors. I'm hoping there's a way to completely disable the alarm. Maybe a fuse or two...
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Old 02-24-2020, 03:14 PM   #10
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Default Re: 2019 VS30 Factory Alarm Sounding

2019 4X doing the same thing here in coastal socal. Neighbors not too happy. Will try the interior sensor disarm.
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